Lithuanian president to skip Holocaust forum in Israel, to honor Jewish victims in Poland

  • 2020-01-21
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has decided not to go to a major Holocaust commutation event in Jerusalem, but will pay homage to the Jewish victims in Auschwitz, in Poland, next Monday, his office said on Tuesday.   The announcement comes as a last-minute reversal of the president's earlier decision to attend the ceremony in Jerusalem.    Nauseda thus follows the lead of his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, who has declined the invitation to the Jerusalem forum because he was not inv...
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